Trevor Brown is a graduate of the Common Law program at the University of Ottawa, and completed his articling program with the Department of Justice Canada. He has practiced exclusively criminal defence law since 2002. Trevor has represented accused persons in the Ontario Court of Justice, Superior Court of Justice and Ontario Court of Appeal. He has handled many high profile cases, and is known for his passionate, prepared advocacy in the court room. He has successfully defended his clients in cases across the spectrum of Criminal Code and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act offences, and has secured the acquittals of clients facing trial by jury for murder, attempted murder, and other serious offences.
Trevor is currently the President of the Defence Counsel Association of Ottawa (DCAO), the organization that represents the interests of criminal defence lawyers in Ottawa and the East Region. He has served on the executive of the DCAO for a number of years. In 2011, he was the recipient of the CCLA Regional Senior Justice Award, which honours a lawyer who has made an outstanding contribution as a litigator within the profession and/or outside the profession by making an outstanding contribution to the community. He is a member of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association and the County of Carleton Law Association, and has served on the Board of Directors of the Collaborative Justice Program. He also volunteers in the community as a coach in minor hockey.